Seffner, FL (July 17, 2014) – Lazydays, the RV Authority, announced Russ O’Connor Sr. as the President of its prestigious “Crown Club” at the Tampa location. With more than 17 years of RV industry experience, O’Connor brings deep understanding of luxury RVs, sales management expertise and carries a great emphasis on the customer’s experience.
The Lazydays Crown Club is an elite motor coach membership program offed to patrons who purchase a qualifying luxury coach from Lazydays. Nestled within the 126-acre Lazydays property in Tampa, the Crown Club is a luxurious escape for its members. The Crown Club offers a premium suite of specialty benefits featuring exquisite dining experiences, private camping grounds, separate swimming and outdoor lounge facilities, an expansive library, and the industry’s most highly trained technicians.
O’Connor is responsible for supervising all aspects of the exclusive Lazydays Crown Club program including products, showcasing, managing the sales process and overseeing the entire customer experience. He will lead a team of approximately 50 Crown Club certified experts who are specially trained to handle even the most delicate intricacies of today’s technologically advanced and innately complex RVs.
“Russ is a perfect fit to lead our Crown Club program,” said Ron Fleming, Lazydays General Sales Manager. “We have seen tremendous growth and interest in our high-end coaches and I am thrilled to have Russ in this role to ensure every Lazydays Crown Club member has a stellar experience.”
Prior to joining Lazydays, O’Connor spent much of his career in high end car sales. His extensive sales experience led him to join the team at Lazydays where he would later become the #1 Monaco salesperson in the nation. Since then, O’Connor has held several high end RV sales management positions in at Lazydays.
“I am honored by this opportunity to take on a new leadership role at Lazydays,” said Russ O’Connor Sr. “The Crown Club is one of the most unique experiences offered throughout the entire RV industry and I look forward to ensuring every Crown Club member enjoys their experience at Lazydays.
A native of St. Petersburg, O’Connor attended St. Petersburg College and also served in the U.S. army. He currently lives in St. Petersburg with his wife.
Lazydays®, founded in 1976, is the largest destination RV site in North America. Based on 126 acres outside Tampa, FL since 1996, and over 90 acres in Tucson, AZ since 2011. Lazydays features over 400 service bays, 600 RV campsites and more than 1400 new and pre-owned RVs. Lazydays has built its reputation on providing an outstanding customer experience with exceptional service and product expertise, and as a place to rest and recharge with other RVers. More than a quarter million RVers and their families visit Lazydays every year, making it “their home away from home.” Lazydays has been recognized as one of Tampa Bay’s “Top Work Places.” The Lazydays Employee Foundation, supported by payroll contributions from over 70% of Lazydays’ employees, has contributed more than one million dollars to make many historic changes for at-risk children in the Tampa Bay and Tucson communities. For most people, Lazydays isn’t just the beginning of their journey; it’s very much a part of their ride. To learn more, visit www.Lazydays.com or www.betterRVing.com.